California

Last Updated: April 17, 2021

Overview

If ten words could define California state so those would be warm, sun, beaches, hippie, expensive, rich, tech and educated. It possesses all the above characteristics including some others too. The state of California was admitted as the 31st state of the union on September 9, 1850. Subsequently, it became the most popular US state. The capital of California is Sacramento and Los Angeles is its largest city. 

Almost everyone knows Los Angeles as it is vastly famous for its TV, Movie and Music Industries. LA is undoubtedly the ideal destination for movie fans, as there are so many movie studio tours to take.

The 10 largest cities in California are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento and Long Beach. Every one of them is charming and equipped with great beauty, both men made and natural. The city of Silicon Valley in San Francisco is one of the wealthiest regions in the world and is home to dozens of major technology, software, and internet companies. The state of California is a dream state for everyone who wants to realise their dreams and get a quality education.

Stanford University in California is the 2nd best university in the world with a diversified range of students and enormous successes. California state contributed 14.6 percent to US  GDP in 2018 as 12 percent of Americans live in California. It is the best place for every artist and entrepreneur to help them realise their dreams of making the world a better place and empowering themselves simultaneously.

Key Facts:

  • 3.9 million small businesses are operating in the state of California
  • There are over 281 universities and colleges in California.
  • In 2018, California exported a record $178.4 billion of Made-in-America goods to the world. In 2016, exports from California supported an estimated 684 thousand jobs and became 2nd largest exporter of goods in 2018. 
  • California has a literacy rate of 76.90 per cent.
  • Despite a GDP per Capita of $79,436, 3.9% is the unemployment rate and 13.3 % lives below poverty lines.

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